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27 March. 2020

by : Nushift

Remember, we, and that includes everyone, have to flatten the curve. The only way that we can stop the Spread of Coronavirus is to stay at home

With the Government of India announcing a 21-day lockdown, we are witnessing the largest lockdown in history. And, THIS IS REALLY THE NEED OF THE HOUR.
We, and that includes everyone, should play our part in mitigating the spread of CORONAVIRUS by ensuring that WE, our FAMILIES, our FRIENDS, and NEIGHBOURS are SAFELY INDOORS...

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1 July. 2020

by : Nushift

The COVID19 crisis and the toll that it has taken has raised a lot of questions on our fragmented and under-prepared healthcare infrastructure. However, a more pertinent question that many are asking is the fragmented nature of our healthcare infrastructure where none of the constituents – Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Healthcare Systems – talk to each other. Why has no one bothered to align these three very essential systems which together can form the backbone of a nation-wide healthcare infrastructure which is effective, efficient and can really make healthcare affordable to all...

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1 July. 2020

by : Nushift

We are living in interesting, unprecedented, and trying times. The lockdown, across many countries and especially in India, is a completely new experience.
But, make no mistake, this will end. There will be a vaccine, there will be new approved treatments and we will, most definitely, have new and improved health protocols. Hopefully, people would have learned to keep their surroundings clean, to eat healthy, boost their immune systems, refrain from spitting in public and take adequate measures to sanitize...

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1 July. 2020

by : Nushift

What sage advice could not achieve was achieved by COVID9. It is a “wake-up” call, to us all, on how questionable our health is and that it is time to take it seriously. COVID19 has exposed how vulnerable our healthcare system is and that it is always prudent to be safer than sorry.
What we are doing now and the steps we are taking– social distancing, lock down etc. etc. are short-term measures used to contain the situation - they are not feasible long-term solutions...

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1 July. 2020

by : Nushift

A friend recently enquired about my plans to post the COVID19-induced lock down and that made me really sit up. As a medical practitioner, I know, there is no such thing as a Post COVID19 world. The virus is here to stay and we, the resilient lot that we are, will learn to live with it. It will take some time, for us to mend our ways, change our habits, focus on our health and that of our surroundings, be cautious – remember not overcautious – and we will be just fine...

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